Our success stories provide you with valuable insight into how our products and services benefit organizations and play a vital role in their success through our holistic approach. You will learn exactly how we addressed people, process and technology in order to help our clients achieve their successful business transformation.
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The Growth of MSS
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A Cloud Computing Implementation
The client, a large retail and distribution company engaged MSS to help with their integration testing, as part of their cloud computing implementation of Workday. MSS’ role was to test the new integrations before the client’s scheduled go live date. With expertise in Workday implementations and experience working with Payroll and HR teams, MSS was able to identify and solve the right problems for the client, including using existing knowledge to identify issues with the business rules and requirements used within the architecture for the integrations.
Change Management Rollout:
The client is a large supply chain software manufacturer with more than 6,000 customers located throughout the world. The company was undergoing significant change and recognized the need for organizational change management. By building relationships with stakeholders, MSS was naturally the go to solution when the client recognized the need for a PMO initiative. As demonstrated here, the ability of our consultants to work side-by-side with the client to effect change and improve performance is what sets MSS apart.
Current State Process Analysis and Requirements Gathering
One of the US’s largest public utility companies provides Phoenix with two types of currents: electric and water. By identifying the right problems for the client, MSS was able to help the organization define requirements to fulfill their business needs.
Current State Process Analysis & Future State Process Design
The client is a large supply chain software manufacturer with more than 6,000 customers located throughout the world. The company had several internal initiatives to improve existing processes and engaged MSS to help. By identifying the right problems for the client. MSS was able to help the organization define future state processes to fulfill their business needs.
Enterprise-Wide E-Procurement Rollout
The Arizona based client is a national environmental services corporation with operations in Canada and Puerto Rico. After a recent merger, the newly formed enterprise was ready to deploy their electronic procurement modules to the entire expanded organization. The client needed an effective, efficient strategy for gathering purchasing information. By developing new ideas and solutions, MSS was able to create a solution that allowed the client to access a broader spectrum of information, which in turn helped them realize cost savings and become more competitive.
White Electronic Designs Corporation (WEDC) loves challenges; they pride themselves on finding solutions to design problems that others can’t — or won’t — tackle. With expertise in ERP implementations and experience working with growing companies, MSS was able to identify and solve the right problems for the client, including using existing knowledge to identify issues with the business rules and requirements used
From Record Keeping Optimization to Organizational Change
The client, a government agency looking to optimize its record-keeping processes. Prior to working with MSS, the agency relied on more than 150 paper forms used to capture information about customers and manage internal communications. By identifying the right problems for the client, MSS was able to propose solutions that exceeded their expectations. Our expertise in both technology solutions and change management allowed us to quickly identify the organization’s pain points, helping them to better understand how they could effect change within their organization.
Guiding the Vendor Selection Process from Planning to Implementation
The client, a large insurance company in the Phoenix area. With expertise in ECM vendor selections and insurance industry experience, MSS was able to identify and solve the right problems for the client, including using existing knowledge and resources to streamline the requirements process and evaluate vendor solutions.
IT Strategic Planning – Driving Vendor Selection to Maximize ROI
One of the US’s largest public utility companies, provides Phoenix with two types of currents: electric and water. They selected SAP as their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system of choice to replace their finance, supply chain, and human resources legacy systems. The project is estimated to cost more than $100 million (internal and external costs) and last about 5 years. By bringing new ideas and solutions to the client, MSS succeeded in helping them select a systems integrator more efficiently. Our expertise and experience in both vendor selection and systems integration ensured the project was completed on time and within budget.
IT Strategic Planning – Effectively Leveraging Technology
Supershuttle, Inc. has been making a name for themselves in the transportation industry, acquiring and running Van, Hired Driver and Shuttle services in multiple cities. Their acquisition method was to deploy the standard operating procedures for the back office out to any acquisition, streamlining their operations and offering a lower overhead cost of doing business. This approach was very successful, and caught the eye of Violia Transportation. Violia made Supershuttle a lucrative offer, where cash would be available for them to continue to grow and deploy their successful business model under the Violia name, and Supershuttle accepted. By bringing new ideas and solutions to the client, MSS succeeded in helping them select a systems integrator more efficiently.
Leveraging Technology & Systems to Improve Performance
The client is an Arizona-based insurance company providing vehicle warranties for both new and used cars and motorcycles. By identifying the right problems and solutions for the client, MSS was able to help them move forward. The client faced a number of discrete issues, and our bigpicture approach allowed us to address each of those individual concerns while also ensuring that those solutions worked together effectively.
Process Mapping and Requirements Modeling
One of the US’s largest public utility companies, provides Phoenix with two types of currents: electric and water. They selected SAP as their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system of choice to replace their finance, supply chain, and human resources legacy systems. The project is estimated to cost more than $100 million (internal and external costs) and last about 5 years. By identifying the right problems for the client, MSS was able to help the organization clearly define the criteria needed to address all of the process requirements.
A mid-sized company located in Nevada that mines, hauls, produces, and markets high-value diatomite products was facing supply chain challenges. By building relationships with stakeholders, MSS was naturally the go to solution when the client recognized the need for a project manager. As demonstrated here, the ability of our consultants to work side-by-side with the client to effect change and improve performance is what sets MSS apart.
Supporting Operational Activities through Business Intelligence
Best Western International Inc. is THE WORLD’S BIGGEST HOTEL FAMILY with 4,000 independently owned and operated hotels. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Best Western employs 1,190 people and offers more than 308,692 quality guest rooms located in 90 countries and territories throughout the world. By building relationships with key stakeholders, within the client’s organization, MSS was able to understand the critical issues and develop solutions that worked for all parties involved.
JDE: Zuffa, LLC Implements EnterpriseOne to Successfully Manage Multiple Companies and Sustain Growth
Zuffa wanted an integrated enterprise solution that would manage multiple currencies with multiple companies. Zuffa needed the ability to provide consolidation reports and a system that could grow with their rapid expansion in the marketplace. MSS was selected as the implementation partner based on its reputation and extensive experience with JD Edwards implementations.
JDE: White Mountain Apache Tribe Successfully Implements JD Edwards Solution Modules
White Mountain Apache Tribe consists of approximately 15,000 members, the majority who live on tribal lands in and around Whiteriver, the seat of Tribal government. White Mountain Apache Tribe engaged MSS to develop a strategic plan for the organization’s MIS Department and provide JD Edwards Payroll Consulting Services for their JD Edwards implementation.
JDE: Tuff Shed, Inc. Leads Industry and Drives Innovation with Integrated IT Infrastructure
Tuff Shed, Inc. is the United States’ leading manufacturer and installer of storage buildings and garages. It manufactures standard and custom buildings for residential, commercial, and government customers throughout the United States. MSS implemented Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications to create a scalable financial and manufacturing foundation that supports production, distribution, sales, and ordering at facilities in 24 states.
JDE: Apache Gold Casino Moves from JD Edwards World to EnterpriseOne to Achieve Operation Efficiencies
Apache Gold Casino Resort is owned by the San Carlos Apache Tribe. Apache Gold Casino, located five miles east of Globe, Arizona on Highway 70, features 600 of the newest slot machines, available 24/7. MSS migrated Financials, Purchasing, Inventory, Human Resources and Payroll to the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Solution.
JDE - Business Driver: Fast Response to Changing Markets and Customer Needs
Founded in 1998 through the merger of Bowmar Instrument Corporation (White Microelectronics) and Electronic Designs, Inc., WEDC has become a leading contract electronics manufacturer in niche markets for which commodity products are insufficient. WEDC became a JD Edwards collaborative business software customer at the time its two founding companies merged.
JDE: Enhancing Processes to Retain Market Leadership
Tools for Bending (TFB) is an industrial manufacturing company with premier customers and complex business challenges. MSS Technologies helped Tools for Bending establish effective and efficient business processes with Oracle’s JD Edwards World.
JDE: Integrating Operations for a Global View
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is an American Indian Tribe consisting of ten and a half counties in Oklahoma governed by Tribal Council which oversees a full range of programs and services for its members. MSS was selected to manage the implementation based on its extensive experience among Native American organizations.
JDE: Mitsubishi Electric Implements JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Manufacturing for Reverse Logistics Operations
Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc. (MEAA) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of customized powertrain, body and chassis products, and in-vehicle entertainment and navigation systems. MSS automated the supply chain process, reducing inventory carry by 50% during a period in which the company grew by 20%.
JDE: Optimizing Training for Rapid Results
For over 35 years, Hospital Shared Service (HSS) has been a premier provider of security and security consulting services for healthcare organizations from hospital-based health care systems to clinics to medical office practices. MSS provided resources to manage the JDE upgrade and suggested using the Oracle User Productivity Kit (UPK) to rapidly train users and reduce expenses.
JDE: Pala Casino Upgrades JD Edwards EnterpriseOne versions to Achieve Greater Efficiencies
Pala Casino Spa & Resort includes a Las Vegas-style casino with 2,000 slot machines, 13-table poker room that hosts live play and championship tournaments. MSS migrated Financials, Purchasing, Inventory, Human Resources and Payroll from JDE World to the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Solution.
JDE: Replacing a Legacy System to Support Growth
A mid-sized manufacturer of over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceutical products was experiencing rapid growth. The manufacturer selected MSS to implement JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. MSS immediately went to work configuring the JD Edwards software to align it with the company’s goals, strategy, and business processes.
JDE: Silver Star Ski Resort Successfully Implements JD Edwards EnterpriseOne in Three Months
Located high above Vernon, British Columbia, you can easily fall in love with Silver Star’s fairytale ski resort village. MSS applied a rapid implementation approach that relied upon a focused end-user training schedule and tight customer collaboration and ownership adoption.
JDE: Standardizing Operations for Global Reporting
Apex Silver Mines Limited is a mining exploration and development company with an extensive portfolio of exploration properties located in Peru, Mexico, and Bolivia. Apex Silver selected MSS to implement the software and manage the project based on its extensive experience and history of success.
JDE: Streamlining Operations to Maximize Profitability
Mid-America Door Company, founded in 1991, designs and manufactures steel sectional overhead-type garage doors for commercial and residential applications. MSS implemented Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne solution to improve operational efficiency, productivity, and IT scalability across sales and manufacturing.
JDE: Sustaining Rapid Growth with a Global Reach
Orange-Glo International, one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States, needed to move from an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that constrained growth to one that would sustain it while still allowing them to function as a lean, virtual organization. MSS began the multi-phased project by identifying and satisfying some basic internal needs, including enrolling many members in APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) classes.
JDE: Tools For Bending Integrates its Business Processes with Guidance of MSS and Oracle JD Edwards
Tools For Bending (TFB) is the industry leader in the manufacturing of tooling required to properly bend tubes, extrusions and other materials. MSS implemented JD Edwards that provided TFB with the competitive advantage needed in order to remain the industry leader.
Transforming Customer Service with an Enterprise Solution
The Client, a Southwest environmental services company, is the 2nd largest waste services provider in the United States. They serve residential, municipal, commercial, and industrial customers nationwide and are dedicated to bringing them dependable solutions for recycling and waste challenges. The client won an industry award for changing their customer engagement model and consolidating their customer service locations into three regional Customer Resource Centers to service their 14 million customers.
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